Picture behind the story #20 A walk in a Medieval Park


A personal PhotoChallenge matching a story to a photo every day for 30 days with short tales of travel, mountaineering, Nepal, art, and a few personal ones too! Stanton Fitzwarren is a small village in Wiltshire, close to our home, with a history that can be traced back to Roman times with the site of … Continue reading Picture behind the story #20 A walk in a Medieval Park

Picture behind the story #15 Down And Dirty With David Bellamy!


A personal PhotoChallenge matching a story to a photo every day for 30 days with short tales of travel, mountaineering, Nepal, art, and a few personal ones too! 15 Down and dirty with David Bellamy! About 30 years ago my young daughter and I became “fungus hunters”! It was great fun trundling through forests and … Continue reading Picture behind the story #15 Down And Dirty With David Bellamy!

WordPress Photo Challenge: As temporary as a Stinkhorn!


A walk through our local woods is a macro photographer’s delight at this time of year with its abundance of fungi, mostly inedible, all temporary. None is more temporary than a typical Stinkhorn which 24 hours later has degraded into a black inky seething mass. A perfect example of one of the four Buddhist Noble … Continue reading WordPress Photo Challenge: As temporary as a Stinkhorn!

Getting up close with Nature: anticipating autumn!


Summer is drawing to a close and we're looking forward to our favourite season, 🍂 Autumn, a great time for macro photography of leaves, mosses, fungus, seeds ....... all so small that most people don't even notice them. In anticipation of what's to come here's a few photos from our summer plus last autumn around our … Continue reading Getting up close with Nature: anticipating autumn!